MOHAWKS OF THE BAY OF QUINTE

KENHTEKE KANYEN’KEHÁ:KA

Kenhteke nene kanyen’kehá:ka kanakerahserà:kon, nène rontathà:wi ne kanekarahsera. Tsi niyonkwarihò:tens tahnon niyakwawennò:ten nahò:ten yonkwateryèn:tare ne tsi nitsyonkwè:non. Yakwatstha nahò:ten ne yonkwateryèn:tare tahnon nahò:ten yonkwaterihwayèn:ni ne ayakwaten’nikòn:raren tahnon ayakhikwennyenste ne onkyonkwè:ta, onkyonhwentsya nahoténhshon yonkwà:yen tahnon ne sa’oyè:ra.

Tyendinaga, as part of the Mohawk Nation, is a healthy, sustainable Kanyen’kehá:ka community, built on and united by our language, culture, traditions, knowledge, and history. We exercise our rights and responsibilities for the protection of and respect for our people, our land, our resources, and the environment.

Whats Happening in the community

Election Reform Survey

Please consider having your voice heard by participating in the survey. All surveys are confidential and only you will know how you voted. The survey will be open from May 22, 2019 to June 5, 2019. The survey is using the electronic voting system One Feather, it is...

Office Closure – Friday June 21st

MBQ offices will be closed to observe Aboriginal Day. We will reopen Monday morning at 8:30 am

Upcoming Events

Tue 20

St. Jacob’s Bus Trip

August 20 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT
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Thu 22

Healthy Lunch Ideas

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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Wed 28

August Play Group

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Our Council

R. Donald Maracle

Chief

Josh Hill

Councillor

Stacia Loft

Councillor

Carl (Ted) Maracle

Councillor

Vacant

Councillor

Cannabis and Our Community

Cannabis and Our CommunityApril 16, 2019Shé:kon, as your all aware the subject of marijuana control has and will be a topic of discussion within the community for the foreseeable future. As this could generate a great deal of information, we have established this page...

Program Updates

West Nile Virus Information

WEST NILE VIRUS is spread through the bite of a mosquito. Anyone
can get sick from the West Nile Virus, but the risk of serious illness increases with age.
Symptoms can include; headaches, fever, sore neck, vomiting, muscle weakness and
blurred vision.

Invasive Species – Tench

Invasive Species – Tench

In November 2018 reports have been made of this species in the Bay of Quinte near Belleville. Tench are an invasive fish native to Europe and western Asia

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Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen

In oral tradition, the Rotinonhsyón:ni  “opens” gatherings of people with the Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen, commonly referred to as the “Opening Address” or the “Thanksgiving Address”. A more literal translation, in the words of Elder Tom Porter is “what we say before we do anything important”.
This ceremony acknowledges and recognizes the importance and relationship of all life forces in Creation. The purpose is to bring the minds of everyone at the gathering together as one.
There are many written versions, all reflecting the same purpose. In oral tradition, as the Speaker is speaking in the moment and from his heart, rarely will the exact wording be used each time it is conducted